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One Brand Makeup Look – Essence

Hi everyone, 

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Pocalocca Makeup Artist 

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My blog post is all about Essence. I created this look using ONLY ESSENCE products. Ever since I started buying makeup, the first brand I ever bought from was Essence. Yes it was the cheapest and the only brand I could afford back when I was 15 and I started playing around with makeup!!

Here are the products used –

Essence Instant Makeup Foundation

This foundation claims to last for 18 hours, it is said to be super long lasting and contains mineral powder. It is a matt foundation and mine is in the shade 10 matt ivory.

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Do I think that it lasts all day? No, but I like the formula of it and I love using it as my foundation for my ‘school makeup looks’.

Essence Colour Correcting Liquid Concealer

I got all three shades and each shade has a different purpose.

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Green- neutralises redness

Pink – visibly brightens tired looking skin – gives you a ‘wake up effect’

Yellow – conceals dark circles

For this look I only used the Yellow Shade. As you can see from the photo it did crease a little and make sure to not use a lot of the product.

Essence 2 in 1 Highlighting and Contouring Stick for lighter skin in shade 10 blondie

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I am no expert when it comes to contouring, so I have no idea if I did it right. What I can tell you is that it blended nicely into my skin. The highlight shade of it was not visible, but the contour shade I liked.

Essence All about matt! Fixing compact powder

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I love this powder and this is one powder I have heard a lot about! I love using it to set my under eye concealer and I only apply a little to set the rest of my face. I like matte finishes although now I am kind of wanting more of that glow-y skin. But my skin has a lot of imperfections and am still working on how I could possibly get the glow-y effect.

Essence Make me Brow Duo Eyebrow Powder

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I loved this eye brow powder to fill in my brows. It is so natural and so easy to use. Gently tap an eyebrow brush into the product and fill in your brows. There are two shades and what I do is I apply the lighter shade in the inner part of my brow whilst the outer part I use the darker shade.

Essence make me brow eyebrow gel mascara

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I love using this brow gel to set my brows. I don’t have anything else to say about this apart from saying how much I love this product!

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Essence The Cushion Eyeliner

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This replaced the gel eyeliner I used to use also from Essence. I love using this eyeliner to create a cat eye or a simple lined look as in the case of today’s look. It is just so pigmented, it doesn’t smudge or transfer and is so easy to apply!

Essence Volume Stylist 18 hr Curl and Hold Mascara with Micro Styling Waxes

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If you don’t already know, I LOVE Essence mascaras and this has been a new favourite of mine to replace the Lash Princess. And you guys know how much I and everyone else loved that mascara! This one has micro styling waxes which elongate the lashes more, gives them more volume and separates them so well!

Essence Luminous Matt Bronzing Powder for lighter skin in shade 01 Sunshine

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This is just a lovely and natural bronzer. I don’t know if it picked up on camera but it just isn’t too heavy and perfect for an everyday makeup look.

Essence Pure Nude Highlighter shade 10 Be my highlight

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I love this highlight and I got to know about this from Kathleen Lights. Again it doesn’t pick that much on camera but it is a gorgeous natural looking highlight!

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Essence Matt Matt Matt lipstick in shade 06 Kiss me if you can

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I love this lipstick brand, I think it is one of the best lipstick ranges that they have out of all the Essence Lipsticks. It lasts all day, it isn’t drying and it is so pigmented! There are so many colours to choose from, so I am sure that you will definitely find a shade for you!

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And that was my take on a one brand makeup look. Don’t forget to check out my FACEBOOK PAGE to enter our #endofsummercollab GIVEAWAY!! 

I really hope you enjoyed reading this!! 

Have you ever tried any of these Essence products? Comment down below if you have!! 

Thank you for reading!! 

Love Kezia

xoxo

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Essence Autumn/Winter 2017 Collection!

Hi everyone, 

I am coming with a very exciting blog post all about the upcoming Essence Autumn/Winter 2017 collection! 

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Here are some of the products that you will be seeing on the Essence stands in the coming Autumn/Winter months!! I am only mentioning the products that intrigued me as the collection will include many other products that I have not written about in this blog post!

Also I have NOT tried out the products yet as these haven’t been released yet! But I hope to be able to pick some up when the products will be released and will hopefully come back and update you on how the products tested out!

Disclaimer – Last but not least Pictures are all thanks to Cosnova Beauty as I am on the Blogger Distribution List. 

Metal shock eyeshadow

Creamy, highly pigmented eyeshadows that will light up the eyes with a fascinating metallic look. Colours with glitter particles will also be available. There will be 7 different shades and I am so excited to get my hands on these!

Here is a little sneak peak of some of the shades –

The Rain or Shine Eye & Face palette & The Superpower! Eye & Face palette

The two “eye & face” palettes will be coming in a cool metal box. The “rain or shine” version will have holographic pastel shades while the “Superpower!” palette will unite light, colourful shades.

The Superlast Eyeliner

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‘In Matt Black’

This eyeliner will be focusing on long durability. Essence wrote that, “with a hybrid of silicon and flock applicator, the eyeliner can be applied with just one stroke”.

There will be 3 different eyeliners in this formula – Matt Black, Deep Black and Waterproof

Cannot wait to test this out!

Three NEW Mascaras!!

As you know I LOVE Essence mascaras!! They will be releasing 3 new mascaras!

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1 – The Instant Volume Boost Mascara (smudge-proof and intense black)

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The intensive black mascara will allow for maximum lash volume. The volume brush will consist of flower-shaped fibers. Application will just take ten seconds!

2 – The Instant Volume Boost Mascara (smudge-proof and waterproof)

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This will provide us with lots of volume that will last all day and is waterproof, too!

3 – The #Lashes of the Day Super Volume Mascara

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This will help us achieve perfectly curled lashes for a gorgeous look. Also, what cute packaging!!

Superlast 24h Eye Brow Pomade Pencil

 

 

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In the Shade Blonde

It is said to be waterproof, creamy and it will be a twistable eye brow pomade pencil to shape and emphasise the brows. This will come with an integrated sharpener and silicon brush.

Brow Marker

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Blondie

I have never ever seen anything like this. This will be a, ‘cool eyebrow pen with a text marker look.’ It will be longlasting (on the marker it says ‘semi permanent’!) thanks to its tint effect, so it will accentuate the brows accurately and intensively.

Correct to Perfect CC Multi-benefit Pearls

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These multi-functional pearls will help even out any skin irregularities and ensure a flawless skin tone. I never tried anything like this so I am curious how this product will test out!

Strobing & Contouring Palette

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Essence will be releasing this contouring palette! It will include TEN creamy shades that you will be able contour or highlight with.

Brighten up! Banana Powder

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This will be a, “translucent, mattifying powder” which will come in a very soft yellow; and is ideal for the “concealer baking” technique, or for setting “matt highlights”.

The Fresh & Fit Awake Primer

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You will be able to use this either solo or with foundation underneath. It will come with a light texture  with light-reflecting pigments which will ensure a smoother, fresher complexion and will help extend the durability of make-up. It includes vitamins and cranberry water.

The Fresh & Fit Awake Make-up 

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In Fresh Ivory

“Enriched with a vitamin complex and cranberry water”, the foundation “wakes up” the skin and will give it a healthy look. It will include delicate light reflecting pigments that will ensure a smooth complexion with a fresh touch. It will come in 4 shades.

Holo Rainbow Nail Polish

Five new nail polishes will be released with a holographic look and glitter particles! I would love to try these out!

Vibrant Shock Lip Paint

Cool colours like blue, pink and grey with velvety-matt results and a non-sticky texture. Here is a sneak peak of 3 of the 6 upcoming shades!

The Ultra Last Instant Colour Lipstick

I love ESSENCE lipsticks, their matte range is amazing!! This lipstick range will have 20 NEW shades. The lipstick will come with a creamy texture is longlasting and won’t dry out the lips.

Super Beauty Sponge

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With its unique shape, the sponge is said to be ideal for the application of powder, foundation, primer, blush and cream – even in those hard-to-reach areas. Am curious to try this out and see whether my beauty blender will be replaced by this one!

Time to Clean Face Cleansing Brush

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The brush will come with soft bristles, and will help in gently removing make-up and cleansing the skin down to the pores – for a natural, fresh face. I would love to test this out!!

I hope you enjoyed this post and are getting excited for the upcoming items from Essence!! 

Which item do you want to try out the most? 

Thank you so much for reading!! 

Love Kezia

xoxo